WILD WEST CORK CONTEMPORARY DANCE FESTIVAL 2018
Saturday, August 11 – Saturday, August 18
A week of dance, technique, improvisation, contact improv, Croí Glan LAB research, performance and community events at An Sanctoir, a 30-acre nature reserve with a beautiful hexagonal dance studio in West Cork, Ireland. Offering a high level of creativity, physical challenge, immersivity and interactivity. Experiencing the expansion of the surrounding environment, bodies in wild natural surroundings, drawing from collective of dance artists who stretch the limits of embodied research, from the local to the global, bringing together aesthetics from San Francisco to Berlin, Ireland, West Cork and beyond…..
Come dance surrounded by nature, the Atlantic ocean, Roaring Water Bay and its Islands, and the nearby unique mix of local and international cultural and artistic inclinations in the renowned village of Ballydehob along the Wild Atlantic Way.
Tara Brandel [Ballydehob] Kathleen Hermesdorf [San Francisco] Luke Murphy [Sheepshead] Ruairí Donovan [Cape Clear] Mairead Vaughan [Ballydehob] Cathy Walsh [Cork] Nicholas Nwosu [Waterford] Linda Fearon [Armagh]
Produced by ALTERNATIVA + Croí Glan
WILD[West Cork Contemporary Dance Festival] includes –
Monday-Friday > 2 workshops per day [3 hours each] – Tara Brandel
– Kathleen Hermesdorf
Saturday workshops [3 hours each] – 11th > Ruairí Donovan
– 18th > Nicholas Nwosu
Sunday workshop [6 hours] – 19th > Luke Murphy
11th – Luke Murphy | Ruairí Donovan | Cathy Walsh | Mairead Vaughan
17th – Kathleen Hermesdorf | Tara Brandel | Nicholas Nwosu
Weekday Evenings – Croí Glan LAB, Comfy Concert w/Lea Miklody, Contact Improv Jam, participant performance
€300 – full series [Early Bird before June 15th] – includes camping w/kitchen + bathroom/shower
€400 – full series [Full Price after June 15th] – includes camping w/kitchen + bathroom/shower
€60/day [Available after August 1, subject to availability]
Performances – €15 [€10 [notaflof/trade accepted]
Saturday open classes – €15
CI – open class + jam – €5
Prices for housing on the land
[includes vegetarian self-service breakfast].
Please book through Dan [firstname.lastname@example.org] or check at http://ansanctoir.ie/accomodation/
2 singles at weekends, 3 during weekdays
Loft – €20 per person per night [maximum 6 people] Single room – €30
Double – €50 [if one person stays = same as single]
More details at www.la-alternativa.us +
An Sanctoir is a wheelchair accessible space.
Photo of Kathleen Hermesdorf by Yvonne M. Portra